James J. McKittrick, Jr., Associate
Talent sets the floor, character sets the ceiling.
James is an Associate with the firm's Business, EMERGE, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Securities practice groups.
James is an Associate in the firm’s Business, EMERGE, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Securities practice groups. He focuses primarily on corporate and securities law, and his practice includes mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital law, financings, entity formation, regulatory compliance, and general commercial transactions. James also assists with corporate law issues in estate planning matters, real estate transactions, and contractor licensing.
He has worked on matters including drafting and amending organizational documents for corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs), corporate reorganizations, real property transfers, contract negotiations, employment agreements, LLC dissolutions, mutual release agreements, asset purchase agreements and entity ownership transfers.
James’ tax and employee benefits experience includes counseling multiemployer pension plan trustees on issues involving the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, preparing IRS determination letter applications on behalf of sponsors of single-employer defined contribution and defined benefit plans, and assisting with standard plan terminations.
James received his J.D. from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in 2017. He received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina Moore School of Business in 2014 where he studied Finance.
Selected to Rising Stars of Maryland Super Lawyers® list for Business & Corporate, 2023
Mergers & Acquisitions
Journal of Business & Technology Law, Articles Editor; Maryland Law Scholars Award Recipient; Maryland Senatorial Scholarship Recipient,
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law,
B.S., Business Administration, Woodrow Scholars Award Recipient, University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business, 2014
District of Columbia, 2019